Definition of crimeware in English:


Syllabification: crime·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈkrīmˌwe(ə)r


  • A type of malicious software designed to carry out or facilitate illegal online activity: old-school malware written for glory has given way to a new era of ‘crimeware’ designed for spamming, data theft, or extortion
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    • There are few viable options to combat crimeware's success in undermining today's technologies.
    • Many - if not most - of the people benefiting from crimeware are simply not getting caught.
    • We now have a limitless number of individual criminals or hostile states from around the globe capable of using crimeware within our technologies.

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